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that i didnt notice, because i whas not aware (or knowing) that you could see it in the bsod what whas the error and how to relate with it. Most of the times, im running on black screen, forcing me to reset, and start all over again, so on that i cant see any code. sory for that made, im totaly new with it like i said before :s
post #12 of 22
If it is a black screen or "freeze", then raise vcore two "clicks" in bios and try again.
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You should still be able to hit 4GHz on a C0 stepping you will just need more Vcore and QPI voltage to get there.
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post #14 of 22
20x
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dram freq 1451
cpu vol 1.20 (even 1.25)
cpu pll 190
qpi 1.35
drambus 1.64
and everything else to auro

make it to windows, but had the feeling everything takes allot more time, just simply open realtemp cost me all my cpu power (strange) when hitting the button to start prime95 kicked me out into bsod again, again code 101.. putted from 1.20 to 1.25 and did the same results as i just told.

So went back to bios, to look it over, but after 2min it freezes in bios. So putted all back to standards now, back to 2.93 mhz :'(
post #15 of 22
yermother, 4 sounds great, but ill be verry happy with a 3.8 verry stable and cool system
post #16 of 22
101 usually means more vcore. It's CO stepping and they needed more than the later DO.

Anyway, if you're happy, you're happy.
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post #17 of 22
dram freq and uclk freq.. what should i fill in their?

so more vcore then those 1.25 that i alreay had? will try it out. so it would also speed up the pc? cause like i said before, with the settings that i posted... everything seems to be much slower down, and starting a program costs me all of my cpu power. Gonna pimpup the vcore now. Btw thnx for the support you have already bin giving!
post #18 of 22
20x
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dram freq 1451
cpu vol 1.35
cpu pll 190
qpi 1.30
drambus 1.66
rams setted to 8 8 8 24
load line calibration on
c-state off
cpu clock sew off and pcie spectrum off
gives me a nice 3.8 and survives the stress test with prime95 in realtemp. temps would be at highest point of heatpipe testing 100%load a max of 84 to 86c

isnt that too hot? maybe some config too high somewhere?
post #19 of 22
Looking at the 4GHz Club listings, I'm seeing 1.4v for between 4 and 4.2GHz, which is way more than my 950 DO needed. 4GHz Club And they are the better overclocks...yikes.

Your Scythe Mugen 2 isn't coping well enough.
The usual questions:
Is cooler mounted properly?
Not dirty or airflow obstructed?
Good TIM (Thermal Interface Material) like mx5 or better? (Too much can cause excess heat too so important just the right amount is used)
How many fans on Scythe?
How powerful are they?
Some recommend lapping, but be advised, results for lapping vary considerably.
Trick with True 120 was adding a washer under the mounting clamp to increase pressure, but again, results vary.

Google your Scythe compared to other coolers. Is it as good as Prolimatech Megashadow or True 120/Black? How close to their performance is it?

I say these things because not many are happy to run over 80, but Prime and other stress testers may be the only programs that can get your cpu that hot anyway. Personally I'd rather not go over 79.
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post #20 of 22
the fans are a little dusty thats a fact, use 1 fan on the scyth (whas included)
everything is set placed properly. The tim was a verry good kit, that part i remember, dont know exact the name anymore. (didnt build the pc myself, thats up for the pros hehe)

Maybe i can buy a fan for my scyth with more power, and maybe place some extra on his back. but on the back of my case i have 2 80mm fans running.

System runs nice and easy with these specs, have some 40-42 degrees with all my coolers on min. (2 on the back, 3on front, 1top) so i think its good for know. And when with normal pc usage (mean not stress testing) are i gonna hit above the 80c?

but for now, my nr 1job todo is a little fan cleaning hehe :-)

btw i cant drop a litlle temp by decreasing some voltage of something? because if i set some volt too high then its needed.. it can also becomes hother, if im correct..?
are their specs that i can try to set it lower?
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